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Restoring hope and bringing life

God showed the Maphosas and the Haddads that children in southern Africa need good foundations for living healthy lives and avoiding dangerous illnesses. They've now helped more than 20,000 children across the region! Read about their work.

Like the widow knocking, Tanzanian team hopes for return

It takes a certain toughness to keep praying the same old prayer. SIM's team who once worked in Tanzania have encountered this kind of test as they pray to return to the place God's called them.

Saaw's escape

Saaw used to tell fortunes, make holy water for people, and consecrate their spirit shrines. But the spirits only brought her hardship and fear. Learn how she escaped and embraced peace in Christ.

Saaw and Dtang: Freeing a friend

Dtang had to drive past Saaw’s house on her way to the rice field each day. So, she told her about Jesus.

Curiosity after class

SIM worker Wade* found himself with a rare opportunity after he offered to discuss the Kingdom of God with his elementary level English class. One of his students, who is Muslim, said, “This is a really interesting topic ... Could we discuss this in the morning?”

The Mabaan Church stands for peace

In early December 2020, fighting broke out in the southern region of our Mabaan County between two groups of young men. Pastor Andrew felt called to intervene by asking for peace.

Running water today, living water tomorrow

Faithful Witness worker Peter noticed a need for safe drinking water in his new West African home. By providing a source, the team believes God is using this to open people’s hearts to the gospel.

Luis finds hope in our Redeemer

Luis struggled with alcoholism but found support in a local church and SIM. Read about how he began to understand who God is and started to heal.

Joy in the face of death

SIM worker Walter serves with Life Challenge Africa in Kenya, which seeks to show Christ’s love to Muslim neighbours. He recounts his unique experience as a COVID-19 patient and the grace God provided him during suffering.

Stories that matter

Tim Coleman heard God’s voice saying “Go tell stories that matter.” That's what he seeks to do along our SIM Stories team: tell stories that transform and shift our hearts closer to the heart of God.

Sports Friends moves to the megacity

Sports Friends has ministries in many of the far-flung corners of the world; from Peru, to Nigeria to Thailand. The mental scenes that correspond to those places might be something like a dusty plain with children playing football under a tree with wide, spreading branches. Or a field lined with palm trees, young girls avoiding monsoon-season puddles as they practice volleyball. And sure, these picturesque rural settings really are some of the places where Sports Friends works, but what about sports ministry in an urban context, where fields and courts are not in open spaces, but tucked amidst buildings and side streets?

Young Legenders: Power to transform

God is doing amazing things in a township in Cape Town, where a SIM project is having a profound impact.

Where the wind blows

What if a movement of the gospel happened among the Fulani, a group of nomadic travellers moving across the Sahel from West Africa to as far east as Ethiopia?

From SIM ministry to SIM partner

The Anchor for Generations ministry began six years ago as an extension of SIM Ethiopia’s Hope for Life network. Now the ministry has grown to be self-sufficient and led by the local association of churches!

Bringing peace — spring by spring

Christians and Muslims are joining together to make water accessible in their communities in Plateau State, Nigeria, where water is a cherished resource.

While I'm at homeschool

Watch this great video which gives you a flavour of what homeschool looks like for mission kids in Thailand. Could you be their next teacher?

Disability in Kenya: Reaching out to the Hidden and Forgotten

Life is tough for families coping with disabilities in Kenya. Working with the local church, Sports Friends Kenya believes it can make a long-term transformation in their lives.

Grieve Memorial Clinic video

The Grieve Memorial Clinic in Doro, South Sudan, holistically serves the needs of more than 100,000 South Sudanese refugees and Mabaan people.

Seeing a new future for Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya was once a mighty capital. Now it is a forgotten provincial town - and one with scarcely any Christian witness. But a few SIM cross-cultural workers and their local partners see something new happening in Ayutthaya. Watch this video to hear more about their vision.

SIM Stories

Restoring hope and bringing life

God showed the Maphosas and the Haddads that children in southern Africa need good foundations for living healthy lives and avoiding dangerous illnesses. They've now helped more than 20,000 children across the region! Read about their work.

Like the widow knocking, Tanzanian team hopes for return

It takes a certain toughness to keep praying the same old prayer. SIM's team who once worked in Tanzania have encountered this kind of test as they pray to return to the place God's called them.

Saaw's escape

Saaw used to tell fortunes, make holy water for people, and consecrate their spirit shrines. But the spirits only brought her hardship and fear. Learn how she escaped and embraced peace in Christ.

Saaw and Dtang: Freeing a friend

Dtang had to drive past Saaw’s house on her way to the rice field each day. So, she told her about Jesus.

Curiosity after class

SIM worker Wade* found himself with a rare opportunity after he offered to discuss the Kingdom of God with his elementary level English class. One of his students, who is Muslim, said, “This is a really interesting topic ... Could we discuss this in the morning?”

The Mabaan Church stands for peace

In early December 2020, fighting broke out in the southern region of our Mabaan County between two groups of young men. Pastor Andrew felt called to intervene by asking for peace.

Running water today, living water tomorrow

Faithful Witness worker Peter noticed a need for safe drinking water in his new West African home. By providing a source, the team believes God is using this to open people’s hearts to the gospel.

Luis finds hope in our Redeemer

Luis struggled with alcoholism but found support in a local church and SIM. Read about how he began to understand who God is and started to heal.

Joy in the face of death

SIM worker Walter serves with Life Challenge Africa in Kenya, which seeks to show Christ’s love to Muslim neighbours. He recounts his unique experience as a COVID-19 patient and the grace God provided him during suffering.

Stories that matter

Tim Coleman heard God’s voice saying “Go tell stories that matter.” That's what he seeks to do along our SIM Stories team: tell stories that transform and shift our hearts closer to the heart of God.

Sports Friends moves to the megacity

Sports Friends has ministries in many of the far-flung corners of the world; from Peru, to Nigeria to Thailand. The mental scenes that correspond to those places might be something like a dusty plain with children playing football under a tree with wide, spreading branches. Or a field lined with palm trees, young girls avoiding monsoon-season puddles as they practice volleyball. And sure, these picturesque rural settings really are some of the places where Sports Friends works, but what about sports ministry in an urban context, where fields and courts are not in open spaces, but tucked amidst buildings and side streets?

Young Legenders: Power to transform

God is doing amazing things in a township in Cape Town, where a SIM project is having a profound impact.

Where the wind blows

What if a movement of the gospel happened among the Fulani, a group of nomadic travellers moving across the Sahel from West Africa to as far east as Ethiopia?

From SIM ministry to SIM partner

The Anchor for Generations ministry began six years ago as an extension of SIM Ethiopia’s Hope for Life network. Now the ministry has grown to be self-sufficient and led by the local association of churches!

Bringing peace — spring by spring

Christians and Muslims are joining together to make water accessible in their communities in Plateau State, Nigeria, where water is a cherished resource.

While I'm at homeschool

Watch this great video which gives you a flavour of what homeschool looks like for mission kids in Thailand. Could you be their next teacher?

Disability in Kenya: Reaching out to the Hidden and Forgotten

Life is tough for families coping with disabilities in Kenya. Working with the local church, Sports Friends Kenya believes it can make a long-term transformation in their lives.

Grieve Memorial Clinic video

The Grieve Memorial Clinic in Doro, South Sudan, holistically serves the needs of more than 100,000 South Sudanese refugees and Mabaan people.

Seeing a new future for Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya was once a mighty capital. Now it is a forgotten provincial town - and one with scarcely any Christian witness. But a few SIM cross-cultural workers and their local partners see something new happening in Ayutthaya. Watch this video to hear more about their vision.